NASW Press- Call for Papers: SEL and Contemporary Challenges for Schools

September 16, 2020

Attention to social-emotional learning (SEL) has never been more essential for today’s schools. The COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement call for us to respond in relevant and better ways to educate our students. The recent public appeal to defund the police and invest in social workers and social programs provides us an ... Read more

Elevating Voices: Visualizing Social Justice Through Art

September 8, 2020

Webinar Discussion: Featuring Keenan Dailey The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is committed to facilitating important conversations surrounding the complexities of racial and social justice through artistic expression. With additional funding from the John N. Chester Estate Endowment Fund to support the acquisition of significant artwork for campus beautification, the ... Read more

SSW Webinar – 1.5 CEU’s

September 3, 2020

The Benefits of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy September 18, 2020 12:00-1:30pm CST Zoom Webinar 1.5 CEU’s for LCSW/LSW/LCPC/LCP ($10 fee) Animals have become popular tools in the mental health field. Most commonly, therapists use dogs to help clients work through issues and identify areas of exploration throughout counseling sessions. However, the use of horses has gained popularity ... Read more

SEL, Equity, and the Re-Opening Town Hall: Advancing A National Conversation for School Social Work

August 21, 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:00 – 7:00pm (Central) Zoom Webinar Welcome Address: Dean Steve Anderson, School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Facilitator: Christy McCoy, President-Elect, School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL): SEL, Equity, and the Re-opening Karen VanAusdal, Senior Director of Practice ... Read more

IM+CANS Materials

August 19, 2020

IM+CANS Lifespan Reference Manual IM+CANS Lifespan Training Rating Sheet Training Rating Sheet 2 Schoox How To ... Read more

Cultural Advocacy Art Mural Unveiled

August 12, 2020

Keenan Dailey, an MFA student at Illinois who focuses on afrofuturist art, was selected from a number of applicants to display his mural, titled “Year 401” in the entryway of the School of Social Work located at 1010 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL. The project committee is now seeking additional submissions for the series. About ... Read more

Telehealth, Internships, and COVID-19

July 16, 2020

School of Social Work Masters Candidates, Stephanie Turrentine and Heather Burke share their recent internship experiences related to the expansion of telehealth services during COVID-19. Telehealth is the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. It allows long-distance patient and clinician contact, care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring, and remote ... Read more

Webinar Recording: Why the COVID Crisis Requires Trauma-Informed Solutions & Strategies

June 24, 2020

View Webinar Recording View PowerPoint View Resource Guide As a result of the COVID crisis, many people have experienced significant losses. Subsequently, helpers and healers are being asked to do more. The need for our services, support, and leadership to help individuals, families, neighborhoods, organizations, and communities will continue to grow exponentially. While talk about ... Read more